Radio & Television

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OTTAWA - Wonder what Pastor John Hagee (see CTS story on this site) would say to the most recent Hot 89-9 FM promotion? The Newcap radio station issued a release... Continue Reading

Daytime F-word not hip, says CBSC

OTTAWA - Letting the F-word slip through, even if it’s a Cancon f***, is a no-no, says Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. But times, they could be-a-changin’ it cautioned. The council... Continue Reading

Spring ’05 BBMs are out

TORONTO - The 2005 spring ratings books are out for radio stations across the country. A few shockers can be found (big drop for CHUM Toronto from 9.4 in the... Continue Reading

Tarzan Dan moves west

KELOWNA, B.C. - Sun FM in Kelowna, B.C. announced today that “Tarzan” Dan Freeman has been hired to take over Mornings on CHSU/FM (SUNFM). Freeman brings a wealth of on-air... Continue Reading

Newcap gets Thunder Bay approval

DARTHMOUTH, N.S. - Newcap Inc., announced today that the CRTC has approved its $2.3 million purchase of CJUK-FM, Magic 99.9, from Big Pond Communications Inc. of Thunder Bay, Ontario. This... Continue Reading

Gallagher returns to radio

OSHAWA - Spiky-haired former jock reporter John Gallagher will return to Toronto-area radio tomorrow morning on Oshawa’s 94.9 The Rock. The two-time sportscaster of the year and one-time Foster Hewitt... Continue Reading

That’s podvertainment

TORONTO – Corus Radio recently became the first radio chain to sell advertising into the increasingly popular podcast format. On several of the company’s radio station web sites, viewer/listeners can... Continue Reading